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Wild Huts

Wild Huts are for a simplified way of living. A small footprint with a lofty interior, these tiny homes are both intimate and spacious.

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Hampden Road House

This project involves repairing and extending Fusiliers Cottage, a charming1840s bluestone and sandstone cottage in Battery Point, so the new owners can combine business and family under one roof.

Bence Mulcahy Studio

What we think

Our sense of belonging to Tasmania deeply influences our practice and philosophy. We examine a project’s possibilities and push the boundaries. We create unique and distinctive buildings that make a difference.

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Ryde Street House

Ryde Street House allows a family to continue to live and grow in the community they love.

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The Greenhouse

The clients’ brief was for their home to be ‘engulfed by the garden’. Our response was to design a two-storey greenhouse style glass extension, with a private suite contained in a floating box.

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Mount Stuart Greenhouse shortlisted for national award

Bence Mulcahy is thrilled the Mount Stuart Greenhouse has been shortlisted for two Australian Institute of Architects 2019 National Architecture Awards. We are excited to be on a shortlist that includes so many of our favourite architects.  Click here for more information.

Holy Rosary Catholic School

Holy Rosary Catholic School

New contemporary teaching spaces, upgraded student ammenities, and flexible spaces for social and community programs at Holy Rosary Catholic School.

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EmAGN Tour

Bek discusses how the theme ‘Process, Perseverance, Procrastination’ relates to her practice of architecture for the national Emerging Architect Tour.

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Open House Hobart

The Bence Mulcahy office was buzzing last weekend as more than 80 people dropped in as part of Open House Hobart.

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Lambert Avenue House

A Californian bungalow is returned to its former glory and extended to suit the lives of the busy young family who have made it their home.

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Cosgrove High School ‘A Block’ 

This project is designed to foster school spirit at Cosgrove High School by bringing together students and staff scattered across the large site into one building. At the heart of the project is the creation of a central hub for learning and socialising.

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The Friends’ School Clemes Science Labs

The Clemes Science Labs offer students state-of-the-art science facilities in an engaging and safe learning environment. The project involved refurbishing the existing laboratories and designing an extension for the lab technicians’ preparation area.

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Bek Verrier joins Bence Mulcahy

Bence Mulcahy is delighted to announce that Bek Verrier has joined the team.  Named Tasmania’s Emerging Architect in 2016, Bek has a track-record working on award-winning projects and an irresistible enthusiasm for great design.

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The Sensory, Richmond Tasmania

The Sensory’s design, featuring bold graphics and Tasmanian timbers, transports people to Tasmania’s wild places.

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The Friends’ School Masterplan

This masterplan will give The Friends’ School a framework for new and improved facilities that reflect the school’s ethos and education philosophies.

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North Hobart house, Tasmania

This house realises the clients’ long-conceived ideas for a very particular design and layout. It is located in a small ‘no through street’ in North Hobart characterised by an eclectic mix of light industrial buildings and domestic residences.

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Happy Apple Grocer, Ascot Vale Melbourne

An Ascot Vale institution, the Happy Apple Grocer has been serving locals with fresh fruit and vegetables for decades. After taking over the neighbouring site, the Grocer’s owners want to expand to meet new commercial opportunities without compromising the Happy Apple’s friendly neighbourhood appeal.

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Opossum Bay house

Located in the quaint shack town of Opossum Bay, this project involved transforming an ordinary 1970s brick veneer house into a beautiful holiday home.

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Ryde Street House Stage 1

Located in the inner city, this modest project is the first stage required to transform a 1900s workers’ cottage into a modern family residence.

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What we do

We believe great design shapes our engagement with one another and the world around us, and that architecture should be driven by a spirit of generosity. We are interested in global ideas applied to the specific context.

Shamus Mulcahy and Sophie Bence

Who we are

Sophie Bence and Shamus Mulcahy formed Bence Mulcahy in 2014. Our partnership is built on a love of great design and a desire to work with our clients on projects to be proud of.